Part 4 – Time and Change

week 13: Mon Nov 23 & Wed Nov 25

St. Augustine on why past, present and future do not exist [slides]

week 14: Mon Nov 30 & Wed Dec 2

Does time flow at the same speed for everybody everywhere? [video]

reading – Special Theory of Relativity: Clocks and Rods [link]

week 15: Mon Dec 7 & Wed Dec 9

Is the notion of “events happening at the same time” relative?

readingSpecial Theory of Relativity: The relativity of simultaneity [link]

week 16: Mon Dec 14

Philosophical remarks about relativity.

readingIs Special Relativity Paradoxical? [link]

readingMorals About Time (only section 7) [link]